Places to Ride


Whiskey Springs ATV Trail is closed

An abandoned mine reclamation project necessitates closing the entire Whiskey Springs ATV Trail as of September 8, 2013. For details see the news release and this Huling Branch Reclamation Project - Whiskey Springs ATV Trail factsheet


Delaware State Forest ATV trail closings

Burnt Mills and Dixon Miller Trails will reopen for ATV and Snowmobile use December 15, 2013.  They will close April 1, 2014 and reopen for ATV use on Friday, May 23, 2014.
The Maple Run/Pecks Pond trail has reopened but please use caution as a logging operation and a utility right-a-way are in progress.


Grave Ridge ATV Trail Closure

The Grave Ridge section of the ´╗┐Michaux State Forest  ATV trail system remains closed through summer 2013 or until trail improvements are complete.

State Forests

State forests throughout Pennsylvania have designated and maintained ATV trails to accommodate trail enthusiasts.

Other Riding Opportunities

State Game Lands
ATVs are not permitted on State Game Lands except those used by disabled hunters.

Allegheny National Forest
The federally-operated Allegheny National Forest has more than 100 miles of ATV trails. ATV trail season runs from the Friday before Memorial Day through the last Sunday in September, winter season is from December 20-April 1. Contact the Allegheny National Forest Supervisor's Office, 4 Farm Colony Drive, Warren, PA 16365, (814) 723-5150. Effective July 1, 2002, the Allegheny National Forest implemented the Fee Demo Program for ATV and motorized bike trails. An annual $35 permit fee is required, and can be purchased from any Allegheny National Forest office, and some local vendors, or online at

The following trails are within the Allegheny National Forest (ANF). Please contact the ANF using the information above concerning these trails:

  • Marienville ATV/Bike Trail on State Route 66 east of the town of Marienville.
  • Timberline ATV Trail, accessed from State Route 948, north of Ridgway (also connects to the Marienville ATV Trail).
  • Rocky Gap ATV Trail, accessed from Township Road 3005, southeast of Warren.
  • Willow Creek ATV Trail on the eastern side of the Allegheny Reservoir, just south of the New York State line. Closed during the winter season.


Private and other public trail opportunities
Many other ATV riding opportunities exist across the state on public lands and local municipalities. Contact the local Tourist Promotion Agency, ATV clubs, dealers or county governments to find out more about your region of interest.

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